Waterloo Region - a Rich Heritage - a Bright Future
Waterloo Region is an agriculturally productive community with close ties to the local Mennonite culture.
Historically a manufacturing centre, today the area is home to world-class educational facilities, leading
edge health care services and a broad industry base that includes such international trade
giants as Toyota, Automation Tooling Systems and Research in Motion (maker of the BlackBerry).
As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada,
Waterloo Region’s current population of 500,000 is
projected to increase to over 700,000 by the year 2030.
Here arts, industry, technology and a rich cultural heritage
come together for a diverse and prosperous standard of
living that is often described as being a small town in
To learn more about our community, the people, and
the organizations that are helping shape the development
of this rapidly expanding region of Ontario, we invite you
to visit the Community Links page.